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Ashland, MA 01721-0215
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Comparing the Big 3 – Ancestry, MyHeritage, and Family Search
Saturday, December 3
Comparing the Big 3 – Ancestry, MyHeritage, and Family Search
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Virtual
Presented by Sunny Morton
 
Sunny is a longtime Contributing Editor at Family Tree Magazine; Content Manager for YourDNAGuide.com; contributor to FamilySearch’s blog; and past Editor of Ohio Genealogy News. She is author of Story of My Life: A Workbook for Preserving Your Legacy, now in its 2nd edition, and won the National Genealogical Society's prestigious Book Award for How to Find Your Family History in U.S. Church Records, co-authored with Harold Henderson, CG. 
 
  9:30 am EST  Socializing
  9:45 am EST  Business meeting
10:00 am EST  Presentation
 
This will be a Virtual presentation.  It is free and open to the public.
Pre-registration is required:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.



Family History Center of Franklin, MA
Saturday, January 7, 2023
Family History Center of Franklin, MA
10:00 am to 11:30 am
In Person
Presented by Wayne McDougall
 
Join us at the Family History Center and see what the center has to offer for genealogists.
 
Wayne was born and raised in Australia, an amateur genealogist since the 1970's.  He studied law, economics and finance at the University of Tasmania and Brigham Young University, completing BA and MBA degrees.  Wayne is now retired from a career in Financial Services.  He has worked in the local Family History Center for 25 years and oversaw the annual Family History Conferences for a number of those years.  He is most familiar with English and Scottish research and completed many courses on British research.  Wayne is the father of five children and seven grandchildren, all of whom he hopes to infect with the "genealogy bug" soon.
 
Presentation starts at 10:00 am EST.
Short business meeting and social time following the presentation.
This will be an IN PERSON event.  We may present virtually as well.  If so, a Zoom pre-registration link will be provided soon.
Pre-registration for the IN PERSON event is suggested, by emailing worcester@msoginc.org.
 
This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.     
 
Location:
Enter at the back of the church, go up the stairs, through the entrance, and the library is the first door on the left.
LDS Church
91 Jordan Rd
Franklin, MA



Remembering Worcester State Hospital
Saturday, February 4, 2023
Remembering Worcester State Hospital
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Location TBD
Presented by Joy Hennig
 
Nothing embodies the complex history of mental health care in America better than institutions like Worcester State Hospital. Founded in the 19th century as part of a reformist movement, Worcester State has been of enduring importance to inmates, family members, and the community at large for nearly two centuries. This program will trace the history of the institution and its impact on the lives of our ancestors.
 
Joy Hennig is the Local History and Genealogy Librarian at the Worcester Public Library and an avid genealogical sleuth.
 
  9:30 am EST    Socializing
  9:45 am EST    Business meeting
10:00 am EST    Presentation
 
Location TBD.  The presentation is free and open to the public.
 
 



Hunting My French-Canadian Ancestors
Saturday, March 4, 2023
Hunting My French-Canadian Ancestors
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Location TBD
Greg Paris presents
Hunting My French-Canadian Ancestors:  An Anglophone Deals with Drouin & Poor Handwriting
 
Greg is a retired scientist, now living on a sheep farm.  He has PA, NY and New England ancestors that go back to English, German, Swedish and French-Canadian roots.  He is also a past vice president of the Worcester chapter.
 
  9:30 am EDT    Socializing
  9:45 am EDT    Business meeting
10:00 am EDT    Presentation
 
Location TBD.  The presentation is free and open to the public.



Claim To Fame
Saturday, April 1, 2023
Claim To Fame
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Location TBD
Chapter members will discuss their famous or infamous ancestors.
  • Who are they?
  • Why are they considered famous or infamous?
  • How did you research their connection and their life?
  • What have you done to document or share the family connection?
Location: TBD.  This presentation is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.


Program TBD
Saturday, April 29, 2023
Program TBD
Details coming soon



Annual Dinner Meeting
Saturday, June 3, 2023
Annual Dinner Meeting
Location TBD
Program TBD
Details coming soon